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  1. First glance: Kansas State Wildcats

    Max Olson

    A look at Kansas State, Texas' first Big 12 opponent of the season. The Longhorns play at home Saturday (7 p.m. CT, ABC). Campus location: Manhattan, Kan. Nickname: Wildcats All-time record vs. Texas: 8-5 Last game: Kansas State rolled to...

    Blog | September 16, 2013
  2. First Glance: Ole Miss Rebels

    Max Olson

    A look at No. 25 Mississippi, the Longhorns' third opponent of the season. Texas plays at home Saturday (7 p.m. CT, Longhorn Network). Campus location: Oxford, Miss. Nickname: Rebels Conference: SEC All-time record vs. Texas: 1-6 Last ...

    Blog | September 10, 2013
  3. First Glance: Brigham Young

    Max Olson

    A look at Brigham Young, the Longhorns' second opponent of the season. Texas plays on the road Saturday (6 p.m. CT, ESPN2). Campus location: Provo, Utah Nickname: Cougars Conference: BYU is in its third year as an FBS Independent after leavi...

    Blog | September 02, 2013
  4. First Glance: New Mexico State

    Max Olson

    A look at New Mexico State, the Longhorns' opponent Saturday (7 p.m. CT, Longhorn Network). Campus location: Las Cruces, N.M. Nickname: Aggies Conference: New Mexico State football was in the WAC last year, is an FBS Independent this year an...

    Blog | August 26, 2013
  5. First glance: Breaking down Baylor

    Carter Strickland

    Campus location: Waco, Texas Nickname: Bears Conference: Big 12 Record: 3-2, 0-2 in the Big 12 Record vs. Texas: 24-73-4 Last game: Someone finally slowed down the Baylor offense and it was TCU. The Horned Frogs held Baylor to 21 points. The B...

    Blog | October 15, 2012
  6. First glance: Breaking down: Oklahoma

    Carter Strickland

    Campus location: Norman, Okla. Nickname: Sooners Conference: Big 12 Record: 3-1, 1-1 Record vs. Texas: 42-59-5 Last game: The Sooners, left for dead or at least the bottom half of the Big 12 after a home loss to Kansas State, rebounded with au...

    Blog | October 08, 2012
  7. First glance: Breaking down West Virginia

    Carter Strickland

    Campus location: Morgantown, W.Va. Nickname: Mountaineers Conference: Big 12 Record: 4-0, 1-0 Record vs. Texas: 1-0 Last game: The Mountaineers put 70 on the board against Baylor in a 70-63 win. The combined 133 points in the game set a record...

    Blog | October 01, 2012
  8. First glance: Breaking down OSU

    Carter Strickland

    Campus location: Stillwater, Okla. Nickname: Cowboys Conference: Big 12 Record: 2-1 Record vs. Texas: 4-22 Last game: The Cowboys got the win over a lowly Louisiana-Lafayette team but suffered the loss of quarterback Wes Lunt. The freshman wa...

    Blog | September 24, 2012
  9. First glance: Breaking down Ole Miss

    Carter Strickland

    Campus location: Oxford, Miss. Nickname: Rebels Record: 2-0 Record vs. Texas: 1-2 Last game: Quarterback Bo Wallace threw two first-half touchdown passes of 50-plus yards as the Rebels beat UTEP 28-10 Saturday at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium in Oxf...

    Blog | September 10, 2012
  10. First glance: Breaking down New Mexico

    Carter Strickland

    Campus location: Albuquerque, N.M. Nickname: Lobos Conference: Mountain West Record: 1-0 All-time record vs. Texas: 0-2 Last game: New Mexico started the Bob Davie era with a rare win. The Lobos beat up on Southern 66-21 and in doing so scored...

    Blog | September 03, 2012
  11. First glance: Breaking down Wyoming

    Carter Strickland

    Campus location: Laramie, Wyoming Nickname: Cowboys Conference: Mountain West All-time record vs. Texas: 0-4 Last game: After winning eight games for the first time since 1998, Wyoming dropped its last game of the season to Temple 37-15 in the ...

    Blog | August 27, 2012
  12. Spring position preview: Defensive backs

    Carter Strickland

    The players like to refer to Texas as DBU (Defensive Back University). The nickname works only because the defensive backs work as well. Throughout the Mack Brown era at Texas, the Longhorns have been known for putting quality players into the NFL...

    Blog | February 10, 2012